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0:00:00 - 0:12:22 - Morgan watched You're Next (2013),directed by Adam Wingard and Drinking Buddies (2013), directed by Joe Swanberg, starring Olivia Wilde, Jake Johnson, Ron Livingston, and Anna Kendrick. Also discussed in this section Mario Bava's Bay of Blood, Friday the 13th part 2, John Carpenter and Fabio Frizzi, the season premiere of New Girl, and what happens when you take a date to Garden State.
0:12:23 - 0:23:45 - Sean watched both Vanishing Point (1971), directed by Richard C Sarafian, starring Barry Newman, Cleavon Little, and Charlotte Rampling; and The French Connection (1971), directed by William Friedkin, starring Gene Hackman, Roy Scheider, Fernando Rey, and Tony Lo Bianco. The stunt driver in both movies is Carey Loftin, who is probably driving the car in your favorite movie. Also discussed in this section: Death Proof, The Limey, THX-1138, the two cuts of Vanishing Point, Bourne Ultimatum and modern car chases, how Sean is a snob about car chases, and the kind of great art that is made as mercenary exploitation.
0:23:46 - 0:29:47 - Morgan watched The Driver (1978), directed by Walter Hill, starring Ryan O'neal, Bruce Dern, and Isabelle Adjani. Also discussed in this section Drive, Barry Lyndon, Peter Fonda, and Heat.
0:29:48 - 0:40:33 - Morgan also watched Possession (1980), directed by Andrej Zulawski, starring Isabelle Adjani and Sam Neill.Also discussed in this section: Sean goes off on a rant about Polanski and De Palma (quelle su-fucking-prise), Ichi the Killer, Scott Pilgrim vs The World, our House of Psychotic Women focused episode with Joe McCulloch, Die Hard, Manhattan, the crossover between our listeners being huge romantic comedy or Undisputed 3 fans.
0:40:34 - 0:52:23 - Morgan watched Blue Jasmine (2013), directed by Woody Allen, starring Cate Blanchett, Sally Hawkins, Alec Baldwin (get beta), Andrew Dice Clay, and Louis CK. Also discussed in this podcast: Young Adult, Happy Go Lucky, The Last Boy Scout, Scenes From A Mall, Louis CK and Woody Allen's relationship with Susan E. Morse, editing in Django Unchained and Tarantino's relationship with Sally Menke, this interview with Walter Murch, the trailer for Richard Ayoade's The Double, and our favorite trailers for Alien, the Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, Black Sunday (watch at about 1:20, the Elle Driver nurse scene from Kill Bill vol. 1 is shot for shot), and The Life Aquatic.
0:52:24 - 0:58:53 - Sean watched a Woody Allen movie as well, Sleeper (1972), directed by Woody Allen, written by Allen and Marshall Brickman, and starring Allen and Diane Keaton. Also mentioned in this section: THX-1138, Bob Hope, the original Star Wars script, and thw Woody Allen / Star Trek only the even ones are good rule.
0:58:54 - 1:15:16 - Morgan watched Touchy Feely (2013), directed by Lyn Shelton, starring Rosmarie Dewitt, Scoot McNairy, and Ellen Paige; and The East (2013), directed/cowritten by Zaj Batmanglij, starring (and cowritten by) Britt Marling, Alexander Skarsgard, Ellen Paige, Patricia Clarkson, Jason Ritter. Also discussed: The Watch, Friends, Hump Day, the Fresh Prince of Bel Air, Your Sister's Sister, us wanting more eco-terrorist movies, our accents, what we like/hate about True Lies, the 90s spy movie rennaissance, Another Earth, The Sound of My Voice, fake moral decisions in movies, Walt Goggins, and Point Break.
1:15:17 - 1:24:49 - Morgan watched Body Double (1984), directed by Brian De Palma, starring Craig Wasson, Melanie Griffith, Deborah Shelton, Dennis Franz, and Gregg Henry. Also mentioned in this section: Slumber Party Massacre, Dario Argento's Opera, A Nightmare on Elm Street: Dream Warriors, movies within movies, the Risky Business soundtrack, The Squid and the Whale, Pino Donaggio and De Palma's scores, and Hardcore.
1:24:50 - 1:36:10 - Morgan also watched Raising Cain (1992), directed by Brian De Palma, starring John Lithgow, Lolita Davidovich, Gregg Henry, Steven Bauer, and Frances Sternhagen; and Sisters (1973), directed by Brian De Palma, starring Margot Kidder, William Finley, Lisle Wilson, Jennifer Salt, and Charles Durning. Also discussed in this section: Alfred Hitchcock's influence on the work of William Friedkin, Francis Ford Coppola, Dario Argento, John Woo, and David Lynch; the insane release schedule of Sisters in Europe, Passion, De Palma's use of splitscreen and split diopter, and the use of split diopter shots in The Thing.
1:36:11 - 2:00:38 - Morgan also watched Carlito's Way (1993), directed by Brian De Palma, starring Al Pacino, Sean Penn, Penelope Ann Miller, Luis Guzman, and John Leguizamo; and Casualties of War (1989), directed by Brian De Palma, starring Michael J Fox, Sean Penn, John C. Reilly, John Leguizamo, and Thuy Thu Le. Also mentioned in this section: Sunset Boulevard, Boogie Nights, Sweet & Lowdown, Milk, the likeness rights of Alan Dershowitz, Inglourious Basterds, A Clockwork Orange, the signal quality of American flags in De Palma films, dialog in Michael Mann's Thief, David Spade going "Listen, sarge...", Carrie Henn's retirement our favorite cut of Aliens, Vietnam films Apocalypse Now, Platoon, Full Metal Jacket, Dead Presidents, and Hamburger Hill, Redacted, Reservoir Dogs, this interview with Brian De Palma, the Movie Brats, and finally Scorsese's astonishment of how Spielberg relates to light.
2:00:39 - 2:06:04 - Morgan watched The Purge (2013), directed by James Demonaco, starring Ethan Hawke and Lena Headley. Also discussed in this section: John Carpenter, Jonathan Lethem's amazing Deep Focus book on They Live,You're Next, and The World's End.
2:06:05 - 2:12:21 - Morgan watched one of Sean's all-time favorites After Hours (1985), directed by Martin Scorsese, starring Griffin Dunne (who did some writing on the movie but was not the writer, and produced it with Amy Robinson who is not his wife, sorry my memory is shit. Robinson also starred in Mean Streets, and lived with Jennifer Salt and Margot Kidder while they were filming Sisters and worked as an AD on the film, this has been your world of facts), Terri Garr, Rosanna Arquette, Linda Fiorentino, Catherine O'Hara, Dick Miller, Bronson Pinchot, John Heard, and Cheech and Chong. Also mentioned in this section: Tim Burton, Pulp Fiction, Crash, and Zulawski's camerawork. Also also: Morgan has posted the making-of documentary from the dvd, check it out.
2:12:22 - 2:27:34 - Finally, Morgan watched two films by Sebastian Silva, Magic Magic (2013), starring Michael Cera and Juno Temple; and Crystal Fairy (2013), starring Cera and Gaby Hoffmann. Also mentioned in this section: Pete Toms' review of Magic Magic, this inteview with Cera, Hoffmann, and Silva, the films of Satoshi Kon, In the Mouth of Madness, Prisoners and Enemy, Roger Deakins, Gaby Hoffmann on Louie, Cera on Comedy Bang Bang, and the Social Network episode of Arrested Development season 4 that Cera wrote. Michael Cera's favorite movie is Michael Haneke's The Piano Teacher. So we will ride or die for that dude forever, even though none of us really liked the Scott Pilgrim movie.
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